Posted by Ruth on .
Annual profit in thousands of dollars is given by the function, P(x) = .1x2 + 50x  300, where x is the number of items sold, x ¡Ý 0.
1.describe the meaning of the number .1 in the formula
2.describe the meaning of the number 300 in the formula
3.find the profit for 5 different values of x

College Algebra 
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